Mexborough – Champions of Yorkshire – 1936

Mexbrough District representative school team won the Yorkshire Shield in May 1936. They beat Dearne Valley Boys in the final who featured Les Thomson.- who had represented England Schoolboys.

Standing (L to R): Mr. Gledhill, Lawton (Swinton Bridge), Barker (Fitzwilliam), Noble (Fitzwilliam), unlnown teacher, Wilkinson (Swinton Bridge), Douglas Kirk (Dolcliffe Road); Cheswick (Adwick Road); unknown teacher
Seated (L to R): Mr Proctor (President); Madin (St. Albans); Edwards; Harris (Conisbrough Middle); Hare (Middle School); Mr. Williams (Secretary)
Seated on the floor (L to R): Lockwood (Swinton Bridge); Harry Newey (Adwick Road)

Scarlet Fever the reason for a postponement.

Harry Newey went on to play for Bradford City:

Les Thompson was a war-time guest player for Leeds United: